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Designing Systems for Content Creation

×<p>Image by IQoncept.<p>Thanks to emerging technologies, church technical artists can now share the Gospel through short films, photography, graphic …

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How to Build a Mind? This Learning Theory May Hold the Answer

How do intelligent minds learn?<p>Consider a toddler navigating her day, bombarded by a kaleidoscope of experiences. How does her mind discover what’s …

Machine Learning

Solar panels 100 times thinner than a human hair could power wearable technology revolution

Solar panels so flexible and thin that they can be wrapped around the frame of a pair of glasses have been developed by scientists in a potential …

Xbox Scorpio To Be 'The Most Powerful Console Ever Made,' But PCs Are Still A Thing

There’s another Xbox on the way, though we don’t know much more about it than that. Last week, Microsoft announced that the Xbox Scorpio is coming our way holiday 2107, and that it’s going to be nearly 5 times as powerful as the Xbox One. According to Xbox Marketing head Aaron Greenberg, it’s meant …

Gaming

Internet of Things, Machine Learning & Robotics Are High Priorities For Developers In 2016

• 56.4% of developers are building robotics apps today.<br>• 45% of developers say that Internet of Things (IoT) development is critical to their overall digital strategy.<br>• 27.4% of all developers are building apps in the cloud today.<br>• 24.7% are using machine learning for development projects.<p>These and many …

Internet of Things

Robot receptionist gets job at Belgian hospital

Meet Pepper, a humanoid robot hired to welcome patients and visitors at Belgium's AZ Damiaan Hospital.

Robotics

Nike FuelBand designers bought by a consulting giant

Synapse, a key creator of the Nike+ FuelBand (among other gadgets), is moving on to greener pastures. Product development giant Cambridge Consultants has bought Synapse for an unspecified amount. As Cambridge's parent company Altran says, this is all about giving Cambridge a product development …

Microsoft shows how bad Chrome is for your laptop's battery

If you're a regular user of Google's Chrome browser then you're probably aware of the effect it has on your laptop battery life. Google has previously promised to improve battery life with Chrome, but most of the quick fixes haven't made a big difference yet. Microsoft has been busy conducting its …

Software

Huawei’s 2-in-1 MateBook arrives in the US on July 11th

Huawei has announced that the MateBook 2-in-1 convertible tablet, first announced at MWC earlier this year, will be available in the US on July 11th. The MateBook features a 12-inch display, 6.9mm thick frame, and a fanless design with Intel’s 6th generation Core M processor. Pricing for the device …

Mobile Technology

Solar Impulse Plane Begins Trans-Atlantic Leg of Global Voyage

A solar-powered airplane has begun its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.<p>The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from New York City early Sunday morning.<p>Bertrand Piccard, who is piloting the aircraft, left at 2:30 a.m. from John F. Kennedy International Airport …

Solar Impulse

Single-molecule switch gets us closer to light-powered computers

The computer and gadget industries have boosted the power of components by shrinking them to near-microscopic scale. One radical field, molecular electronics, takes this to its logical extreme: constructing circuits and devices from single molecules. Researchers at the Peking University of Beijing …

12 things you should know about the newer, smaller Xbox One

There's a new Xbox One! It's prettier. It's smaller. It's got a new gamepad. It's called the Xbox One <i>S</i>.<p>Here it is!<p>But this is much more than just a pretty new face. Here's everything we know about the new Xbox One S, coming in August 2016.

Gear & Gadgets

Analog computing and biological simulations get a boost from new MIT compiler

Life, uh, finds a way. And more often than not, that way is analog, not digital. Even the impulse-like action potentials in the brain are more complex than computers’ 1s and 0s — and digital simulations of cells and systems struggle to take that into account. Analog electronic circuits are a …

Compilers

This exclusive report reveals the ABCs of the IoT

Business Insider<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) Revolution is picking up speed and it will change how we live, work, and entertain ourselves in a million ways big and small.<p>From agriculture to defense, retail to healthcare, everything is going to be impacted by the growing ability of businesses, …

Internet of Things

New York energy company is using drones for inspection

Different industries and companies use drones for different tasks. For New York energy provider Con Edison, that task is to inspect 10-story boilers that produce steam and energy for some of the most iconic buildings in NYC, including the Empire State. The company has begun testing the use of …